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Reports

Cortis N; Blaxland M; Charlesworth S, 2021, Challenges of work, family and care for Australia’s retail, online retail, warehousing and fast food workers, Sydney, http://unsworks.unsw.edu.au/fapi/datastream/unsworks:77843/bin5df0551d-5d63-41be-993e-f098287c1b1c?view=true&xy=01

Blaxland M; Cortis N, 2021, Valuing Australia’s community sector: Better contracting for capacity, sustainability and impact, ACOSS, Sydney, https://www.acoss.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/ACSS-2021_better-contracting-report.pdf

Cortis N; Blaxland M, 2021, Meeting community needs in difficult times: experience of Australia’s community sector, ACOSS, Sydney, https://www.acoss.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/meeting-community-needs-in-difficut-times_experiences-of-Australias-community-sector_WEB_v2.pdf

Cortis N; Blaxland M, 2020, Australia's Community Sector and COVID-19: Supporting Communities Through the Crisis, ACOSS, Sydney, https://www.acoss.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/Australias-community-sector-and-Covid-19_FINAL.pdf

Cortis N; Van Toorn G, 2020, Working in new disability markets: A survey of Australia's disability workforce, Social Policy Research Centre, Sydney, http://dx.doi.org/10.26190/5eb8b85e97714

Cortis N; Van Toorn G, 2020, The disability workforce and COVID-19: initial experiences of the outbreak, Social Policy Research Centre, Sydney, http://dx.doi.org/10.26190/5eb0e680cbb04

Cortis N; Blaxland M, 2020, The profile and pulse of the sector: Findings from the 2019 Australian Community Sector Survey, ACOSS, Sydney, https://www.acoss.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/2020-ACSS.pdf

Smyth C; Cortis N; Cama E; Giuntoli G; Breckenridge J; valentine K, 2020, Evaluation of 1800RESPECT – Final Report, UNSW Social Policy Research Centre, Sydney, http://dx.doi.org/10.26190/5e4f1f2561956, https://plan4womenssafety.dss.gov.au/wp-content/uploads/2020/02/1800RESPECT-Evaluation_20200219-wp-4496.pdf

Cortis N; Blaxland M, 2020, Challenges for Australia’s Community Sector: ERO supplementation, fair funding for fair pay, ACOSS, Sydney

Cortis N; Blaxland M, 2019, Demand for Community Services Snapshot 2019, ACOSS, Sydney

Cortis N; Jose K; Denny L; Eccleston R; Hyslop S, 2019, The State of Tasmania’s Community Service Industry, 2019., SPRC, Sydney

Cortis N; Blaxland M, 2019, Training and workforce development in Specialist Homelessness Services, SPRC, UNSW Sydney

Meagher G; Cortis N; Charlesworth S; Taylor W, 2019, Meeting the social and emotional support needs of older people using aged care services, Macquarie University, UNSW Sydney and RMIT University, Sydney, http://dx.doi.org/10.26190/5da7d6ab7099a

Cortis N; Smyth C; Powell A, 2018, A flexible workplace for all? Staff perspectives on flexible work at UNSW, UNSW

Cortis N; Blaxland M; Breckenridge J; valentine K; Mahoney N; Chung D; Cordier R; Chen Y; Green D, 2018, National Survey of Workers in the Domestic, Family and Sexual Violence Sectors, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Sydney, Sydney, http://dx.doi.org/10.26190/5b5ab1c0e110f

Ramia IO; powell A; Cortis N; Marjolin A, 2018, Growth and change in Australia’s charities: 2014 to 2016, https://www.acnc.gov.au/tools/reports/growth-and-change-australias-charities-2014-2016

Cortis N; Powell A; Ramia I; Marjolin , 2018, Australia's grant-making charities in 2016: an analysis of structured philanthropy and other grant-makers, Centre for Social Impact and Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Sydney, http://dx.doi.org/10.4225/53/5ac421d678877, https://apo.org.au/node/136241

Powell A; Cortis N; Ramia I; Marjolin A, 2017, Australian Charities Report 2016, Centre for Social Impact and Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Sydney, Sydney, http://dx.doi.org/10.4225/53/5ac41fa615886, http://australiancharities.acnc.gov.au/

Cortis N, 2017, Working under the NDIS: Insights from a survey of employees in disability services, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Sydney, Sydney, 13/17, http://dx.doi.org/10.4225/53/5988fd78da2bc

Cortis N; Powell A; Ramia I, 2017, Australia’s Aged Care Charities in 2015, Centre for Social Impact and Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Australia., UNSW Sydney, http://dx.doi.org/10.4225/53/59a49958414e1

Cortis N; Macdonald F; Davidson B; Bentham E, 2017, Reasonable, necessary and valued: Pricing disability services for quality support and decent jobs, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Sydney, Sydney, 10/17, http://dx.doi.org/10.4225/53/59681e589e44b

Cortis N; Blaxland M, 2017, Workforce Issues in Specialist Homelessness Services, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Sydney, Sydney, 08/17, http://dx.doi.org/10.4225/53/592628989f0ab

Cortis N; Blaxland M, 2017, Workforce Issues in the NSW Community Services Sector, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Sydney, Sydney, 07/17, http://dx.doi.org/10.4225/53/59598d047c984

Cortis N; Young A; Powell A; Reeve R; Ho K; Ramia I, 2016, Australian Charities Report 2015, Centre for Social Impact and Social Policy Research Centre, Sydney, http://dx.doi.org/10.4225/53/59a4b308998bc, http://www.csi.edu.au/media/Australian_Charities_Report_2015_Web_ND8DU2P.pdf

Cortis N; Blaxland M, 2016, The State of the Community Service Sector in the Australian Capital Territory, 2016, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Australia, Sydney, SPRC Report 19/16, https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/State_of_the_community_service_sector_in_ACT_2016_FINAL.pdf, http://handle.unsw.edu.au/1959.4/unsworks_42414

Cortis N; Bullen J, 2016, Domestic violence and womens economic security: Building Australia’s capacity for prevention and redress, ANROWS, Australia’s National Research Organisation for Women’s Safety Limited (ANROWS), ANROWS Horizons Research Report, 5, http://media.aomx.com/anrows.org.au/s3fs-public/page-attachments/ANROWS%20Horizons%20Report%20-%20Domestic%20violence%20and%20womens%20economic%20security.pdf

Cortis N; Brennan D, 2016, Aligning Practice with Vision: Developing SDN’s Pathways Approach, 2013-15, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Australia, Sydney, SPRC Report 09/16, https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/Aligning_Practice_with_Vision__Developing_SDNs_Pathways_Approach__FINAL.pdf

Wade C; Mildon R; Shlonsky A; Katz I; valentine K; Eastman C; Cortis N; Smyth CA; Forbes F, 2016, Practice First Evaluation Report, NSW Department of Family and Community Services, https://www.facs.nsw.gov.au/__data/assets/pdf_file/0003/412662/Full-report-Practice-First-Evaluation-Final-Report.PDF

Cortis N; Blaxland M, 2016, The State of Tasmania’s Community Service Sector, 2015, Social Policy Research Centre, University of New South Wales, https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/The_State_of_Tasmanias_Community_Service_Sector_2015__FINAL.pdf

Cortis N; Lee I; Reeve R; Simnett R, 2016, Australian Charities Involved Overseas 2014, Centre for Social Impact and Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW, http://dx.doi.org/10.4225/53/59a5f724b7f91, https://www.acnc.gov.au/tools/reports/charities-involved-overseas-2014

Blaxland M; Adamson EA; Cortis N, 2016, Perspectives on quality in Australian family day care, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Australia, Sydney, SPRC Report, 01/16, https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/Perspectives_on_quality_in_Australian_family_day_care__Final_report.pdf, http://handle.unsw.edu.au/1959.4/unsworks_38896

Powell A; Cortis N; Young A; Reeve R; Simnett R; Ramia I, 2016, Australia's Smallest Charities 2015, Centre for Social Impact and Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW, Sydney, http://dx.doi.org/10.4225/53/59a5f11381efc

Reeve R; Lee I; Simnett R; Cortis N; Chiu E, 2016, Australian Charities and Red Tape 2014, Australian Charities and Not-for-Profits Commission, http://dx.doi.org/10.4225/53/59a5ffda20e57

Cortis N; Lee I; Powell A; Simnett R; Reeve R, 2015, Australia's Disability Charities 2014, Centre for Social Impact and Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW Australia, Sydney, http://dx.doi.org/10.4225/53/59a4a8d8aed54

Cortis N; Lee I; Powell A; Simnett R; Reeve R, 2015, Australian Charities Report 2014, Centre for Social Impact and Social Policy Research Centre, Sydney, http://dx.doi.org/10.4225/53/59a4b13575ab2, https://www.acnc.gov.au/tools/reports/australian-charities-report-2014

Cortis N; Bullen , 2015, Building effective policies and services to promote women's economic security following domestic violence: State of knowledge paper, ANROWS, Sydney, 7, http://anrows.org.au/sites/default/files/4.6%20Cortis%20&%20Bullen%20150821.pdf

Katz I; cortis N; Shlonsky A; Mildon R, 2015, Modernising Child Protection in New Zealand: Learning from system reforms in other jurisdictions, Social Policy Research Centre, University of New South Wales, Sydney

Cortis N; Blaxland M, 2015, State of the Community Service Sector in NSW 2015, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW, Sydney, SPRC Report 07/2015, http://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/SPRC_Report__State_of_the_Community_Service_Sector_in_NSW_2015.pdf, http://handle.unsw.edu.au/1959.4/unsworks_38147

Cortis N; valentine K; Brennan D, 2015, Enacting Integration: Progress report for SDN Children’s Services, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW, Sydney, SPRC Report 06/2015, http://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/SPRC_Report__Enacting_Integration_FINAL.pdf

Cortis N; Blaxland, M ; Brennan, D ; Adamson, E , 2014, Family Day Care at the Crossroads: Quality and Sustainability in Uncertain Times, Social Policy Research Centre, NSW Family Day Care Association, 24/2014, https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/Family_Day_Care_at_the_crossroads_2014.pdf, http://handle.unsw.edu.au/1959.4/unsworks_39280

Cortis N; valentine K; Brennan D, 2014, Becoming and being an integrated organisation: the experience of SDN Children’s Services [baseline report 2014], SDN Children's Services, 17/2014, http://www.sdn.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2011/05/Becoming-and-being-an-integrated-organisation-the-experience-of-SDN-Ch....pdf

Cortis N; valentine K, 2014, Keep Them Safe Outcomes Evaluation - Professional Perspectives Final Report, NSW Department of Premier and Cabinet, Keep Them Safe Outcomes Evaluation

Cortis N; Blaxland M, 2014, The state of the community service sector in New South Wales 2014, UNSW, Council of Social Service of New South Wales, SPRC Report, 4/2014, https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/State_of_the_community_service_sector_in_NSW_2014.pdf, http://handle.unsw.edu.au/1959.4/unsworks_39292

Cassells R; Cortis N; Duncan A; Eastman C; Gao G; Giuntoli G; Katz I; Keegan M; Macvean M; Mavisakalyan A; Shlonsky A; Skattebol J; Smyth C; valentine K, 2014, Keep Them Safe Outcomes Evaluation: Final Report, NSW Department of Premier and Cabinet, Sydney

Bennett S; Cortis N; Wong J; Young A, 2013, Evaluation of the National Compact – Aspirations and Impact, Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet

McFerran L; Cortis N; Trijbetz T, 2013, Domestic and Family Violence Clauses in your workplace: Implementation and good practice, Social Policy Research Centre & Centre for Gender Related Violence, UNSW, http://www.dvandwork.unsw.edu.au/sites/www.dvandwork.unsw.edu.au/files/imce/domestic_violence_and_work_monitoring_and_good_practice_report_july_2013.pdf

Cortis N; Meagher G; Chan SE; Davidson B; Fatorre T, 2013, Building an Industry of Choice: Service Quality, Workforce Capacity and Consumer-Centred Funding in Disability Care, Social Policy Research Centre, Sydney, SPRC Report 02/13, https://www.sprc.unsw.edu.au/media/SPRCFile/2013_2_Building_an_Industry_of_Choice_Final_Report.pdf, http://handle.unsw.edu.au/1959.4/unsworks_39334

Cortis N; Eastman C, 2012, Employment arrangements in social and community services receiving Commonwealth direct funding, Social Policy Research Centre, Sydney, Final report for the Australian Government Pay Equity Taskforce,, 04/12

Cortis N; Bullen J; Hamilton M; Whiteford P, 2012, Understanding the barriers to 13 and 26 week employment outcomes, Social Policy Research Centre, UNSW, SPRC Report for Campbell Page

Hilferty F; Cortis N, 2011, Analysis of Workforce Indicators Suitable for the Ageing, Disability and Home Care Sectors, NSW Department of Human Services., Final Report prepared for Ageing, Disability and Home Care


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